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Security-Focused Whonix Linux Is Now Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster”

After being in development for the past year, Whonix 15 is now available and it’s based on the soon-to-be-released Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” operating system series, due for release on July 6th, 2019. It comes with lots of new features and enhancement, including kernel hardening, systemd unit sandboxing, and Xfce as default desktop environment. Other noteworthy features of Whonix 15 include Raspberry Pi/ARM64 support, blacklisting of uncommon network protocols by default, unified ova downloads, a command-line only (CLI) version for advanced users, simplified installation of VM kernels, serial console support, UsrMerge compatibility, as well as mitigations for the latest security vulnerabilities.